Tag Archives: appetizer

Halloween Food: Dot’s Mozzarella Eyeballs

Halloween Food: Dot's Mozzarella Eyeballs

These Mozzarella Eyeballs have been a staple of my Halloween party food for several years now.  They are delicious, and suitably creepy!

The curse of Halloween food blogging is that many of my Halloween delicacies, made up for the Halloween party, are done at the last minute.  So I can’t write them up very well before Halloween, and it seems silly to post the recipes AFTER Halloween.  So I was noticing that some of my really cool Halloween treats are relegated to quick photo posts, rather than giving them the treatment they deserve.  … [ KEEP READING ]

Macadamia-Cranberry topped Sweet Potato Tartlets

Macadamia-Cranberry topped Sweet Potato Tartlets

My latest party recipe: Sweet Potato Mini-Tarts.

I got rave reviews on my sweet potato casserole with cranberry-macadamia topping at Christmas, so I decided to adapt the recipe for use as a mini party dessert / appetizer. Last week I gave you the run down on making the tartlet shells… they were very easy and inexpensive to make, but if you’re pressed for time, you can use any type of pre-made appetizer shells for this recipe.… [ KEEP READING ]

How to: Make Mini Tart-shells

How to:  Make Mini Tart-shells

For a party this weekend, I decided to make some little pies for appetizers.. You’ll have to wait til later this week to see what I fill them with, but here is how I made the tart shells… so easy, and inexpensive!

These can be used for small appetizers (anything you’d do with phyllo shells, for example) or mini desserts.

You’ll need:

  • mini sized muffin pan(s) – My muffin pan is non-stick so I didn’t use any cooking spray or anything.